Cash Application Specialist (Accounts Receivable)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Outsourcing Solutions

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  • Contact:

    Holly Jenkins

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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Job Title: Cash Application Specialist (Accounts Receivable)

Location: London

Fixed term contract (3-6 months)

Job Purpose

To ensure accurate records of cash-received into the Business from clients is maintained.

To ensure an accurate and up-to-date AR picture is available, to assist the Collections team in driving down debt thereby increasing ICE cash-flows to assist with growth.

To liaise with the other AR sub-teams, to ensure a smooth process of communication on client payments and any issues arising.


  • Day to day processing and allocating of cash received to appropriate clients and invoices, in RMB.
  • Contact clients directly and liaise with the collections team, to ensure unidentified receipts are worked on each day and kept at an absolute minimum.
  • Monitoring and processing of items highlighted each week on the Un-Reconciled Report.
  • Timely and accurate recording, of payments returned to clients outside of the RMB refund process.
  • Responding to queries from the Collections & Billing teams in a timely manner.
  • Assist in forensic analysis of aged items and on-account payments to ensure open items are identified and closed out.
  • Identifying and working through areas for improvement and increased automation with external consultants and the Corporate Systems team.
  • Assist as required with the month-end Bank > GL reconciliations.
  • Participating in the financial close process including sub ledger to GL reconciliations and ensuring all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Responding to audit queries.
  • To undertake ad hoc and other duties as required by the Shared Services team.


  • Strong knowledge of Excel;
  • Excellent system skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • High attention to detail;
  • Highly developed personal communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starting with ability to multi-task and effectively manage own workload, prioritising effectively and consistently meet deadlines;
  • Excellent analytical skills with proven attention to detail;
  • Demonstrates a clear commitment to the team approach exchanging ideas and providing support to colleagues;
  • Organised and methodical.

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